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“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” (Zechariah 9:9, NASB95) As Jesus rode into Jerusalem[...]

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“Gloom, despair, and agony on me. Deep, dark depression, excessive misery. If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me.” (Hee Haw TV show) The writer of Psalm 77 could have joined in the singing of this little song, at least[...]

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I saw an interesting correlation between the current state of the SBC and the life of King Saul while reading Major W. Ian Thomas’s classic book, The Saving Life of Christ. In the chapter entitled, The Man Who Forgot to Remember, he looks at the account of King Saul’s actions[...]

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As I watch and listen to all that’s happening in our country and in our churches I’ve come to a conclusion - we don’t grasp the truth about deception. Consider the following verses: “We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of[...]

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Morality in America is in a death spiral, and it has been for over a generation. The fact that our society finds movies like “Fifty Shades Darker” entertaining rather than shocking shows just how far we’ve plummeted since the so-called “sexual revolution” began. Idea’s, attitudes, and actions that seemed radical[...]

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As Christian man and husband I am well aware of the biblical instruction for married women of faith, “Wives, be subject to your own husbands as to the Lord.” But before I indulge my inner Tarzan I need to continue reading, “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the[...]

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Do Revivals Still Work? I get this question all the time. The answer is an overwhelming, “Yes!” I’m not sure who started the rumor that revival meetings are antiquated and ineffective, but I’m pretty sure it started about the same time the head-scratching began in relation to declining baptisms and[...]

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“Designer grace” is the idea that conditions have to be perfect in order for the gospel to be delivered effectively. It suggests that we need to understand the mindset of those committing a particular sin in order to properly share the gospel with them. Now, I know I tend to[...]

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Throughout American history, the evangelical church has held some amount of influence on our culture. We’ve seen it in the great awakenings and revivals of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, in the “Jesus Movement” of the 1970’s, and even in the “Moral Majority” of the 1980’s. Granted, with[...]

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